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Gender: M Meaning of Jim: "supplanter" Origin of Jim: English, diminutive of James

Peaked in the 1940s, but still an amiable classic, a la Joe and Tom -- though rarely used on its own.

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Famous People Named Jim

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe, American Olympic athlete and football player
James Robert "Jim" Davis, American creator of Garfield comic strip
James Joseph "Jim" Parsons, American actor
James Douglas "Jim" Morrison, lead singer of American band The Doors
James Anthony "Jim" Sturgess, English actor
James Joseph "Jim" Harbaugh, American football coach
James Eugene "Jim" Carrey, Canadian actor
James Maury "Jim" Henson, American creator of The Muppets
James Adam "Jim" Belushi, American actor
James Joseph "Jim" Norton, American comedian
James Howard "Jim" Thome, American baseball player
James Alfred "Jim" Chapman, English YouTube personality
James "Jim" Rash, American actor
James Orsen "Jim" Bakker, American televangelist
James McLeish "Jim" Reid, lead singer of American band The Jesus and Mary Chain
James Robert "Jim Bob" Duggar, American reality TV personality of "19 Kids and Counting"
James Edward "Jim" Carter, English actor

Pop Culture References for the name Jim

James Tiberius "Jim" Kirk, character in the Star Trek series
James "Jim" Halpert, character on TV's "The Office"
Jim, character in Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn"
Jim, minor character on TV's "The Walking Dead"
Jim Friedman, character from the movie "Blended"
Jim Hudson, character from TV series "Revolution"
Jim and the Povolos, American band

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